When I first started teaching adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators to my fifth graders, I quickly realized that they needed some concrete step-by-step directions. They also needed a way to organize their work. I racked my brain for a
Waldorf ~ grade ~ Math ~ Fractions ~ Butterfly Method ~ add or subtract fractions the butterfly way. Adding the visuals really helps the ideas stick, learn your fractions now and higher math will be much easier!